Psalm 51

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Our Blog | 0 comments

Psalm 51 (NASB) A Contrite Sinner’s Prayer for Pardon. For the choir director. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. 51 Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity And cleanse me from my sin. 3 For I know my transgressions, And my sin is ever before me. 4 Against You,...

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Children’s Shelter of Cebu

Posted by on Apr 19, 2015 in Joyful Life Church Blog | 0 comments

We were richly blessed this weekend to attend the 2015 annual banquet of the Children’s Shelter of Cebu (or CSC) at Bethel University in St. Paul. The dinner was fine, but the obvious power of the ministry was striking. There were several stories about lives changed, both by kids who were adopted and by members of the staff and affiliated ministries and partners. Two members of our Board of Elders adopted two daughters from Cebu many...

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